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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: -0.7°   Azimuth: 191.1°   Direction: South

HR2482 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2482 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2482 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2482 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2482 star
DSS2 image of HR2482. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2482 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2482


HR2482 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.7°
Azimuth: 191.1°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2482

HR2482 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2482 are provided in the following table:

06h 42m 16s
-38° 23’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2482 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2482 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2482.

Visibility of HR2482 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2482 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.4°
Max altitude: 0.1°
Azimuth: 231.6°

Distance of HR2482 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2482 is distant 297.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 63 kilometers per second.

91.32 pc
297.72 ly
63 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2482

HR2482 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2482 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2482. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2482 star system properties

HR2482 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2482 double sysyem:

7.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2482